O'Reilly logo

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Deployment and Administration by Justin Brant

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3. Customizing SolarWinds SAM

After deploying SolarWinds SAM, nodes that were missed during the Network Sonar Wizard (NSW) should be manually added. You may decide to monitor everything network wide, or for bandwidth conservation you may choose to exclude the low priority nodes. Therefore it may be necessary to remove, disable, or demote nodes.

By now it should be clear that Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) is not the preferred method for polling, because it does not empower SolarWinds SAM to poll inclusive data. For that reason it is recommended to promote applicable ICMP nodes to SNMP or WMI. Remember that SolarWinds SAM uses SNMP and WMI in conjunction with ICMP, meaning that promoted nodes will not exclude status, response time, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required